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Moreton Island Day Trip
  • English English
  • 13.5 hours

Turquoise seas, paradise beaches and mysterious shipwrecks: discover all that Moreton Island has to offer on this fun-filled day trip from the Gold Coast.

Moreton Island Day Trip

After getting up bright and early on the day of your tour, you'll meet at 5:45 am at the Mantra on View Hotel ready to board the bus that will take you up the coast for the hour's drive up to the Port of Brisbane.

Arriving at the port, your ferry will be waiting for you, ready to set sail for the 75 minute boat trip to Moreton Island. As you cruise away from the city skyline, you'll be captivated by the tranquil beauty of Moreton Bay and the Coral Sea, whose mesmerising azure waters stretch as far as the eye can see.

Climbing onto dry land, it'll be time for a fun-filled day enjoying all that Moreton Island has to offer. The third largest sand island in the world, Moreton is known for its paradise beaches, ideal for relaxing under the Australian sun. But it's so much more than just that! This day trip will give you the opportunity to try different activities to make the most of the natural beauty of the island.

Swim amongst the incredible marine life in the seas around Moreton Island on a snorkelling tour and discover the mysteries of the famous Tangalooma shipwrecks from an ingenious transparent kayak. You'll also get to explore the island itself: take advantage of the sand toboggans to surf down the dunes at adrenaline-inducing speeds and bounce over the golden beaches in a specially adapted 4x4. What more could you want?

What's more, you'll be treated to a picnic lunch of different ingredients so you can make your own sandwiches.

Having enjoyed all of these unforgettable activities, you'll return to the ferry for the journey back to Brisbane. From there, you'll be taken back to the original departure point in Gold Coast for 7:30 pm.

Local fees

On the day of your excursion, you will have to pay the local fees for the ferry and national park. The fee should be paid to the driver in cash:

  • Adults: 50 AUD.
  • Children under 13 years old: 35 AUD.

Minimum age

The minimum age to participate in this activity is 4 years old.

What if the weather is bad?

In the case that adverse weather conditions prohibit safely entering the water, you'll enjoy a panoramic tour of the island instead.


Adults Children between 4 and 11 years old
US$ 121.40
US$ 107.90
  • Adults

    US$ 121.4
  • Children between 4 and 11 years old

    US$ 107.9

* The price varies based on the chosen date

More Information


13.5 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.


Transport by air conditioned vehicle.

English speaking guide.

Snorkelling equipment.


Transparent kayaks.

Sand tobogganing equipment.

Picnic on the beach.

Not included

Local fees (adults 50 AUD/children under 13 years old 35 AUD).

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (5:00 PM local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 121.40
No hidden fees or surcharges

Meeting point

Mantra on View Hotel


If you cancel 7 days before the day of the activity, we will refund you 95%. If you cancel 3 days before the day of the activity, we will refund you 75%. If you cancel 24 hours before the activity starts, we will refund you 50%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.
When the minimum number of participants (3) is not reached, we will contact you to offer you other alternatives.

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